(4) An instructor applicant shall be exempt from Traditional General Instructor Certification when the instructor applicant has complied with the following conditions, documented on the Instructor Exemption, form CJSTC-82, revised August 3, 2006, hereby incorporated by reference:
1.(a) Instructor applicants are exempt from the Traditional General Instructor Techniques Course (Retired 6/30/2004) or CMS General Instructor Techniques Course when the The instructor applicant is a full-time instructor at a vocational technical institution or an accredited community college, college, or university. The instructor applicant shall provide documentation of his or her training center director shall document the applicant’s full-time status and identify the name and location of the vocational technical institution, college, community college, or university., on form CJSTC-82, which shall be maintained in the instructor’s file at the training school; or
2. Instructor applicants shall complete an internship pursuant to (3)(b)2. of this rule section.
(b) The instructor applicant is a full-time vocational-technical instructor. The training center director shall document the instructor applicant’s full-time status and identify the name and location of the vocational-technical institution on form CJSTC-82, which shall be maintained in the instructor’s file at the training school; or
(c) The instructor applicant holds a current and valid instructor certification from another state or federal government, has completed three years of work experience in the specified subject matter to be instructed and completes an internship pursuant to subparagraphs 11B-20.001(3)(a)4., F.A.C. The training center director shall include a copy of the instructor applicant’s out-of-state or federal government certification, document his or her qualifications based on training, education, experience, or professional credentials suitable to the topic of instruction to be taught, documentation describing the internship, and completion of the Instructor Competency Checklist form CJSTC-81 and the Instructor Exemption form CJSTC-82, which shall be maintained in the instructor’s file at the training school; or
(d) The instructor applicant shall have completed three years of work experience in the specified subject matter to be instructed. The training center director shall document the instructor applicant’s qualifications by completing form CJSTC-82, which shall be maintained in the instructor’s file at the training school.
(e) Notwithstanding the above exemptions, an individual who has had any Commission certification revoked, or who has voluntarily relinquished any Commission certification, or who has had any Commission certification suspended, or who is in violation of Section 943.13(4), F.S., or who has been determined guilty of any of the offenses set forth in paragraphs 11B-20.0012(2)(a) - (f), F.A.C., shall not instruct Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program Courses, Advanced Training Program Courses, or Specialized Training Program Courses.
Specific Authority 943.03(4), 943.12(1), 943.14(3) FS. Law Implemented 943.12(3), (9), 943.14(3) FS. History–New 7-21-82, Formerly 11B-20.01, Amended 10-26-88, 5-14-92, 12-8-92, 1-10-94, 1-2-97, 7-7-99, 8-22-00, 7-29-01, 11-5-02, 11-30-04, 3-27-06, 3-21-07.
11B-20.0012 Denial and Discipline Revocation of Instructor Certification.
(1) The Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission shall deny an instructor applicant’s request for certification, in the certification categories outlined in Rule 11B-20.0013, F.A.C., if the instructor applicant does not meet the minimum qualification requirements for General, High-Liability, or Specialized Topics Instruction Certification, pursuant to Rules 11B-20.001 and 11B-20.0014, F.A.C. The Commission shall notify the instructor applicant by sending a “Notice of Intent to Deny Instructor Certification,” which shall specify the reason(s) for the denial of instructor certification. The affected party shall have a right to a hearing pursuant to Section 120.57, F.S., upon denial of certification.
(2) The Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission is authorized has the authority to impose disciplinary action against revoke an instructor’s certification if:
(a) The instructor willfully compromises the security and confidentiality of examinations, grading keys, or test specifications used in training courses, or engages in any other conduct that subverts or attempts to subvert the State Officer Certification Examination (SOCE) process; or
(b) The instructor willfully compromises or circumvents the student attendance requirements set forth in subsection 11B-35.001(11), F.A.C.; or
(c) The instructor willfully compromises or circumvents the trainee performance requirements pursuant to subsection 11B-35.001(7) and Rule 11B-35.0024, F. A. C.; o r
(d) The instructor intentionally and materially falsifies criminal justice documentation; or